A Security Policy is a plan of action for tackling security issues, or a set of regulations for maintaining a certain level of security. It can span anything from the practices for securing a single computer, to building/premises security, to securing the existence of an entire nation-state.
Are your company’s employees using Sharepoint, Dropbox for Business or other enterprise cloud file-sharing services? Do your users want to use standard market aps to view and edit shared files on the go? Are you concerned about preventing enterprise data leakage from mobile devices? Download the datasheet to learn about approaches that address these challenges so that your enterprise can use these services while ensuring enterprise data is protected.
The efficacy of code signing as an authentication mechanism for software depends on the secure storage of code signing private keys used by software publishers. Companies that are diligent and willing to invest in the appropriate security measures can make the compromise of their private keys highly unlikely. This white paper describes recent security breaches and why they may have happened, along with best practices, especially for the Windows platform, which can help to safeguard the private keys associated with code signing certificates.
The explosive growth of the mobile apps market presents a tremendous opportunity for software developers and cybercriminals alike. Infected apps are not only a threat to mobile device users, but also to network and platform providers, device manufacturers, and the reputation of the industry as a whole. Fortunately, developers can protect their code – and their customers – with a straightforward and easy-to-manage technology: code signing certificates. This white paper details the rise of mobile applications and why code signing certificates are essential to protecting the entire mobile apps ecosystem.
"For years, developers have known that one of the best ways to reassure users is by signing code using a digital signature accessed via a private key issued by a respected certificate authority. But signed code is not invulnerable. Due to lax key security and vetting processes, malware has managed to infiltrate applications with signed code.
Extended Validation (EV) Code Signing Certificates help to halt malware infiltration by requiring a rigorous vetting process and helping ensure that private key security cannot be compromised. EV certificates require a hard token and associated PIN in order to sign code, introducing a more secure physical factor of authentication to the signing process. The EV Code Signing process provides browsers, operating systems, and security software an additional source of confidence in applications signed with an EV certificate.
Read the white paper, Protect Your Applications—and Reputation—with Symantec EV Code Signing, to learn:
• Key background on the latest malware threats
• How you can provide users with reassurance that your application is safe to download
• Why EV Code Signing Certificates represent the next step in advanced website security and their effectiveness
• How you can help provide a frictionless experience when users attempt to download your application
Android is on the rise. Unfortunately, popularity can also bring unwanted attention. While Android fans love the fact that it is an open development platform that offers developers the ability to build extremely rich and innovative applications, the same open nature of the Android platform is what makes it so attractive to malware creators. It’s high time for Android developers to increase their awareness of the pitfalls awaiting their users. This white paper focuses on the value of secure code signing practices for building more secure Android apps.
SANS Institute looks at how network attacks can be avoided by utilizing a SIEM platform that combines historical data with real-time data from network sources and security policies for better, more accurate reporting.
As the digital universe evolves in both volume and scope, companies must be diligent about protecting their content. Fortunately, companies can easily leverage IP information to protect themselves. This paper explores the best practices of using IP intelligence for digital rights management to reduce risk to online content.
CISOs recognize the risk threats such as phishing, fake antivirus (AV), and search engine poisoning bring, and are anxious to invest in web security technology to safeguard users. Unfortunately, it’s not so easy. Many security executives are struggling to answer questions about the most effective approach. This ESG white paper from BlueCoat explains why some CIOs are struggling to manage security in an increasingly complex and mobile landscape, and offers advice for what they should be looking for in web security.
Data breaches have become a fact of life for organizations of all sizes, in every industry and in many parts of the globe. While many organizations anticipate that at some point a non-malicious or malicious data breach will occur, the focus of this study is to understand the steps organizations are taking—or not taking--to deal with the aftermath of a breach or what we call the Post Breach Boom.
Sponsored by Solera Networks, The Post Breach Boom study was conducted by Ponemon Institute to understand the differences between non-malicious and malicious data breaches and what lessons are to be learned from the investigation and forensic activities organizations conduct following the loss or theft of sensitive and confidential information. The majority of respondents in this study believe it is critical that a thorough post-breach analysis and forensic investigation be conducted following either a non-malicious or malicious security breach.
See how RSA Archer Risk Management enables you to proactively address risks to your organization with a central GRC management system for identifying risks, evaluating their impact, relating them to mitigating controls, and tracking their resolution.
It seems like we’ve been hearing a lot about phishing in the news in recent years, and this threat hasn’t abated yet. Why are attacks via phishing –and social engineering in general —so prevalent and so effective? This whitepaper examines the many different methods employed in phishing attacks and social engineering campaigns, and offers a solution-based approach to mitigating risk from these attack vectors.
Compliance does not automatically equate to security. A company may be compliant with a host of regulatory requirements, while its databases remain exposed and vulnerable. Learn how McAfee Database Security can help prevent such vulnerabilities.
Databases store companies’ most valuable information assets, but in most cases they’re poorly protected. It’s important to secure databases as well as or better than other systems in the enterprise. But it’s not that simple.
Recent surveys of IT managers revealed two commonly held beliefs: database regulations are the most challenging to comply with, and of all regulatory standards, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) the toughest.
There is no single anti-malware product that can block all malware infiltration and subsequent activity. The only way to combat the malware threats is through an end-to-end, integrated, real-time, context-aware, holistically-managed system.